Students

37,493 students
21,394 bachelor's degree students
16,079 master's degree students

37,500 students are enrolled at the University, and

5,000 graduate every year.

Students 2019

The table shows the number of students enrolled at the University and how many have graduated. The table also shows students’ median age.

Students 2019

The table shows the number of students enrolled at the University and how many have graduated. The table also shows students’ median age.

1.1 Intake of bachelor's degree students 6,859
1.2 Median age of new bachelor's degree students 21.4
1.3 Intake of master's degree students 5,917
1.4 Intake of part time master's degree students 8
1.5 Median age of new master's degree students 24.6
1.6 Median age of new part time master's degree students 32.3
2.1 Total number of students 37,493
2.2 Total number of bachelor's degree students 21,394
2.3.A Total number of master's degree students 16,079
2.3.B Total number of part time master's degree students 16
2.4 Other 24
3.1 Drop-out percentage at 1. year, bachelor's degree students 10.2 %
3.2 Drop-out percentage at 1. year, master's degree students 4.1 %
3.3 Drop-out percentage at 1. year, part time master's degree students 22.2 %
4.1 FTE's 27,238
4.2. Number of subsidy releasing students 37,424
5.1 Total number of bachelor's degrees 4,680
5.2 Total number of master's degrees 5,659
5.2.1 Total number of part time master's degrees 0
5.3 Median age of students (Bachelor)* 24.4
5.4 Median age of students (Master)** 27.0
5.5 Median age of students (Part time Master)** 0.0
6.1 Number of FTE's 695
6.2 Number of completed part-time education 125

* Median age of the student when graduating (bachelor's degree). 
** Median age of the student when graduating (master's degree).

Completion, drop-out and time to degree 2019

The table shows the percentage of students who have completed their programmes within the prescribed time, and how many have dropped out without completing their programme.

1.1 % completed in prescribed time 36 %
1.2 % completed in prescribed time + 1 year 60 %
1.3 % still active 8 %
1.4 % discontinued 31 %
2.1 % completed in prescribed time 38 %
2.2 % completed in prescribed time + 1 year 80 %
2.3 % still active 12 %
2.4 % discontinued 8 %
3.1 % completed in prescribed time 0 %
3.2 % completed in prescribed time + 1 year 0 %
3.3 % still active 0 %
3.4 % discontinued 0 %

Internationalisation 2019

The table shows how many foreign students have studied at the University of Copenhagen, and how many of the University's own students have studied abroad.

1.1 Number of outgoing students 2,287
A. Number of internationalisation-subsidy releasing students 1,905
B. Number of administration-subsidy releasing students 204
2.1 Number of incoming students 1,556
A Number of internationalisation-subsidy releasing students 1,514
3.1 Number of foreign students at full degrees in Denmark 3,890
3.1.A Number of students from other Nordic countries 931
3.1.B Number of students from inside the EU/EEA 1,837
3.1.C Number of students from outside the EU/EØS (non-fee paying) 1,122
3.1.C.1 Students with a free place and/or scholarship 73
3.1.C.2 Fee-paying students 489
3.1.C.3 Other 560
3.2 Number of foreign students on master or diploma programmes in Denmark 190
3.2.A Number of students from other Nordic countries 86

3.2.B Number of students outside the Nordics but inside the EU/EEA

59
3.2.C Number of students outside the EU/EEA 45

Annual statements for the individual programmes

You can find more detailed information in the statements for study activity for each programme, which cover intake, student population, output, completion and grades.

See overview for the individual programmes

 

Legend:

* FTE = Student full-time equivalents, i.e. students who have passed all the exams of the year.